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Saturday, July 28, 2018

More investment is needed in the county’s fire service as a string of field fires from the summer heat leaves resources stretched, union representatives have claimed.

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Sunday, July 22, 2018

A joint task group from two councils will thrash out ideas for a solution over controversial plans to close Lowestoft Record Office.

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Matthew Hicks
Sunday, July 22, 2018

A panel holding Suffolk’s police and crime commissioner to account have urged him to pursue plans to widen a scheme featuring new speed cameras with automatic number plate recognition (ANPR).

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Tim Passmore
Sunday, July 22, 2018

A dedicated panel which holds Suffolk’s police and crime commissioner to account has expressed “serious concerns” over plans to axe half of the county’s PCSOs.

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Tim Passmore
Friday, July 20, 2018

Youth gangs and drug violence have been described as “the biggest threat without question facing Suffolk”.

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Tim Passmore
Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Suffolk leaders have granted a six figure sum of cash to improve domestic abuse support services in the county – including plans for a dedicated contact point.

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Saturday, July 14, 2018

Suffolk leaders have pledged £1m to tackle youth unemployment across the county.

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Changes to free school transport in Suffolk will go ahead from September 2019 as planned after a review panel upheld the decision.

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Suffolk County Council’s cabinet last month agreed to introduce changes which means pupils will only be eligible for free school transport to their nearest school, so long as it is two miles away or more.

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Tuesday, June 26, 2018

The decision to make divisive cuts on home to school transport in Suffolk has been put on hold for further scrutiny, after a call-in of the plan was upheld.

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Gordon Jones
Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Consent has been given by Suffolk County Council’s cabinet to continue development plans for the Lake Lothing Third Crossing in Lowestoft – but latest figures say a further £8million is needed.

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Matthew Hicks
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

A stakeholder group will be formed to assess the progress of new school transport proposals in Suffolk, it has been confirmed.

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Gordon Jones
Tuesday, June 12, 2018

A Suffolk historian who used the Lowestoft Record Office for vital research has said it will “diminish the community” if the archive is moved out of the town.

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

A Suffolk council, which came under fire after investing millions of pounds from the pension fund in tobacco firms despite promoting stop smoking messages, has bought stocks in another cigarette company, it has emerged.

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Suffolk County Council

A campaign to keep older drivers independent and safe on the roads in Suffolk has been relaunched.

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Saturday, May 26, 2018

Fresh hope has emerged for the future of Lowestoft Record Office, after new county council leader Matthew Hicks vowed to keep records in north Suffolk.

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The number of visitors to Suffolk’s three record offices has plummeted to just half what they were a decade ago, new figures have shown.

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Tony Goldson
Thursday, May 3, 2018

Suffolk Coastal and Waveney district councils have eased fears that a merger will mean residents have to travel further for meetings.

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Waveney
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Councils in east Suffolk will help support entrepreneurs and promote Suffolk as an international destination as part of measures announced in its new economic growth plan.

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Saturday, April 7, 2018

Lowestoft’s historic buildings will get a new lease of life and a regular market will be restored as part of plans to safeguard the town’s history.

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Thursday, April 5, 2018

Used nappies, food and glass are among the frequent items wrongly put in recycling bins in Suffolk – and it’s costing the taxpayer more than half a million pounds each year.

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Suffolk County Council
Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Low income homes across Suffolk will benefit from fully funded central heating systems over the next three years after the county was successful in obtaining a £4.3million grant.

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Matthew Hicks
Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Public toilets in Southwold, Beccles, Bungay and Kessingland could be under threat of closure or become pay-loos as part of cost-cutting measures by Waveney District Council.

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Waveney District Council
Thursday, March 22, 2018

Good causes across Suffolk have been awarded nearly £800,000 in the latest string of Big Lottery Fund grants this month.

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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

A programme to develop joint facilities between police and fire services in Suffolk which is currently under way could be the beginning of more measures to unite police, fire and ambulance services.

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A network of CCTV cameras across Suffolk could help tackle increasing demand on police and counter a downturn in bobbies on the beat.

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Monday, March 5, 2018

Suffolk County Council has said that its priority is to make sure the county’s archives are safeguarded, ahead of a consultation over the future of Lowestoft Record Office.

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Tony Goldson
Friday, March 2, 2018

A jury at the inquest of a grandfather who died while taking part in a go-kart race has concluded that his death was an accident.

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Suffolk schools could be hit with an £11.5m funding decrease over the next two years, according to latest estimates from education unions.

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Thursday, February 8, 2018

The mother of a vulnerable Suffolk man who died as a result of “missed opportunities” has said she is “not content that lessons have been learned”.

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